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. but there is dna-like technology that can catch a medal thief red-handed. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook shows us how it works and asks the question, why isn't anyone using it here? >> reporter: brazen thieves crashed a truck through a fence to get to a spool of copper wire in this pg&e yard. >> we had almost 5.2 million in copper theft over the last six years. >> reporter: in vallejo, criminals strip wiring from the electrical grid. >> over the last 18 months, we've had over 97 different locations where thieves have taken the electrical cables that power our street lights. >> reporter: that's on top of 300 places where they've stolen brass components from the water system. and across the bay area, they take metal from cemeteries, storm drains and automobiles. it's a problem not foreign to europe either, where thieves have hit hard at infrastructure. but the germans and others have found the answer to a huge problem may be a tiny dot. >> we call it the least expensive, most effective anti- theft device ever created. >> reporter: an australian- based company paints microdots on metal. you magnify
cbs 5 forecast. >> thank you. >>> dna technology that can catch metal thieves. how it works and why it's not being used in the bay area. >> the jersey shore in ruins from sandy. a look at the catastrophe, the clean-up and why storm victims are turning on each other. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,, owner in san francisco. some und bronze >>> thomas the hippopotamus is in pieces but finally back with its owner in san francisco. somebody stole the statue in sutro heights four years ago. today police returned it to the rightful owner. >> i knew he would come back. i just knew it. i just felt that, first of all, nobody would say that it's scrap metal. >> now, if the thief had sold the statue to metal recyclers, that person could probably get a few hundred dollars for it. police found the hippo during a drug bust friday, made an arrest. the owner plans to weld thomas back together. >>> for years now we have told you about the rash of metal thefts just like that one and how much it ends up costing bay area cities utilities people. but there is dna-like technology that can catch a metal thief redhanded. cbs 5
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something 70% full timers 20 years ago to now 70% part-timers. they are also using new technology that sets employee hours by tracking the ebb and flow of customer traffic. >> technology destroys jobs. >> reporter: for people like karen, part time is enough time for now. >> hoping this will be the start of the next big thing for me. >> reporter: so the jobs market is gaining momentum but many of those out there are paying less and less. meanwhile, the paragon outlet mall in livermore is in the process of hiring more than 2,000 part time and full-time workers. in livermore, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> a new poll shows a dramatic shift in the way californians think about the death penalty. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how they may be ready to end capital punishment here. grace. >> reporter: records the field poll has been asking this questions for six decades typically they would vote no supporting the death penalty. right now at this time in fact cycle most people vote no if they're undecided. that's not what we're seeing in this poll. it surprised a lot of people including the fie
that technology was invented by somebody and it was invented by scientists that put together an idea and figured out how to make it work. >> that's true. we see innovation as the practical expression of imagination where you turn ideas into reality. and we're all about that here at the tech museum of innovation. >> what are some of the other exhibits? >> well, if you come to the tech museum you may want to get tickets to "mythbusters" an amazing exhibit. you can see the blueprints and if you get more wet whether you walk on run through the rain. you can play with react table where you move blocks around to may musical compositions and come down to our hands on on science workshop and build your own plane. >> that's one of the really neat things down here is not just sitting here in a class and learning about science but you get to do some real hands on stuff so you can understand how things work. >> it's true. you know, bay area science festival is all about unleashing your inyour scientists and tech museum. we want to help unleash your inner science. >> reporter: totally for geeks like me but i
to an oilfield where companies like chevron having drilling for more than 60 years. but new technology would allow that drilling to expand to places where the oil lies much deeper. 14billion barrels of oil reserves could now finally be accessible in the hills and valleys beyond san ard doe in an area known as the monterey shale. >> these are source rocks for oil and gas. >> reporter: this physicist says shale oil is harder to harvest. you need go down and out horizontally in a technique called fracking. >> now we have technology, enabling technologies, that allow these reservoirs to be produced economically. >> reporter: with oil at almost $90 a barrel, he predicts things are about to change. fast. >> there's just a lot more activity and a lot of that activity is in places where there hasn't been much for a long period of time. >> reporter: in monterey county oil prospectors are knock on the doors of landowners trying to buy up leases. >> now all of a sudden, the people that drilled for oil are more interested in going out and getting these mineral rights for property owners. >> reporter: th
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-mail, the intersection of technology and privacy was paid long ago. back when the internet was known as the information superhighway. but now it seems the road is wide open, and wherever it leads, you're not only being watched, you're being photographed. >> it was very obvious that there was something different about that police car. >> reporter: mike had heard about the san leandro police department's license plate scanner. then one day he saw for himself the specially equipped car and began to wonder. he asked for public records and photos. >> i requested not just information about the cars that have been photographed by the license plate scanner, i also requested details about how many records they had gathered since the system started being used. >> reporter: to mike's surprise, over the encounters of two years, police had taken about 120 pictures of him and his car. an average of one a week. one clearly shows where he is. at home. but to mike, all of them show disturbly personal information. >> in at least one of those pictures, you can very clearly identify me getting out of the car with my two d
of bay area workers are far from satisfied. how technology is shrinking the field of full-time opportunities. >> if you think you're being watched there is a good chance you are. who is taking thousands of photos and why they are scanning your every move. we'll have that and more at 6:00. >> all right. thanks for watching. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is coming up next. >> and remember, the latest news and weather are always on cbssf.com captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
impediment is not the technology anymore. i think it's the actual unfortunate lack of insurance coverage for many people who want to get this done but can't get it done. >> reporter: fortunately, daniela finally did get it done, thanks to a program through the the share institute which freezes eggs at no cost to the cancer patients. >> we've helped somewhere between 70 to 80 women so far. >> reporter: she now has 22 eggs to use when she is ready to start a family. >> it's really peace of mind that i might be able to have my own children some day. >> reporter: she's halfway through her chemo treatment and hopes more cancer patients have the same opportunity she did. cbs news, new york. >>> 14 minutes after 7:00 now, it looks like it's going to be a pretty nice weekend around the bay area. we have a warm up going on, brian. >> it looks like it's going to be beautiful in the bay area. maybe not so beautiful in detroit. we shall see. the giants, nevertheless, they can bundle up, right? >> they will have to. i hope they can man up in these colder temperatures. >> i have no doubt. they're pro
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students to the corporate world. teens through young adults who learn about finance, health, technology and careers can beat the odds like michael. >> when in their own mind they created and played out their future and only see that future in one way, then they have been robbed. >> michael founded life skills sick years ago after reflecting on his own success. he been hand picked by toyota's president to leap on to the fast track of management but didn't start out that way. he was child with an uncertain future. >> i remember being at home in richmond in fear of my safety when and how my mom was going to get over certain struggles she was having, abusive relationship and being behind my education. >> he credits his godparents for showing him he could create a better life. >> that was the beginning of an open door that a different michael e. park core emerge. >> michael graduated from college and eventually became an entrepreneur and now through his nonprofit he is sharing the 411 of his success with students like patrick who is now a life skills mentor and marketing employee. and 21-yea
? >> obviously we have a lot of technology here, a lot of screens, information coming in here. most important aspects is face-to-face coordination. we have police officers here we have representatives from other agencies, state, federal people will be here. ultimately depending on what happens. if the president comes to town this room is activated. so for major events we have that face-to-face immediate coordination which is very very valuable. >> now how many police officers are involved in this operation cityide? >> well, you know we have 35,000 uniform officers. ultimately most of them will be involved in some way, shape, or form. we extended our tours, we're increasing uniform patrols, officers that don't normally work in uniform are being assigned to uniform duty. so every day there are several thousand officers doing additional duty. certainly today and tomorrow. >> speaking of evacuation zones you live in an evacuation zone. you're evacuated. >> my new home right here. >> reporter: this is your new home. a good cot upstairs. >> exactly. >> reporter: thank you very mu
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is it to drain sea water from 20 miles of subway tunnels? put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. put some sham wows down there. we have the technology. please! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. you can see how hurricane sandy has destroyed property and lives. now being blamed for 92 deaths in the united states. >> some 3.8 million utility customers in 13 states are still without electricity. most of them in new york and new jersey. new estimate says sandy will cause $50 billion in damage to the economy. that makes it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history, after hurricane katrina. >> nearly half of new york city's death from superstorm sandy happened on staten island. homeland secretary janet napolitano is going there today, where people say they're suffering and not getting enough help. anna werner, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you stand on this street in staten island you can clearly see the path of destruction wrought by hurricane sandy. cars picked up and tossed
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this in the coming days. >> but you say that we still depend on 20th century technology to power 21st century economy. what does that mean. >> that's referring to the electrical grid. we saw what 8 million people who lost power. we have a system that isn't ready for this kind of a disaster. you have a grid that can go down easily. even smaller events like halloween's storm last year. we have a system that's like the internet, more flexible, more resilient you can get it back online faster. >> people can tweet but still couldn't use internet or cell phones. >> exactly. the signature moment of the storm people tweeting that they had lost power which shows that very clearly. >> what are the big lessons back to the cover story, a lesson from the storm that makes a difference in terms of the future? >> a few. climate change clearly is real. scientists will differ how much climate change affect as storm like this. this will become more and more common in the future we'll have stronger storms, we'll have these coastal flooding events which are disastrous with sandy. one thing we need to deal with. secondar
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